Coordinator Roads and Drainage (Ref: 586)

Employment Details
Closing Date: 27-May-2019 04:00 PM

About the position:

The Coordinator Roads and Drainage provides leadership and management of the Roads and Drainage teams and actively contributes to the planning, design and programming of civil assets within the City's Maintenance Operations branch. The position manages maintenance activities including asset construction and renewal in accordance with the approved annual budget.

Key accountabilities:

  • Ensure efficient delivery of annual maintenance programs for roads, car parks, bridges, paths and stormwater infrastructure in accordance with annual budget
  • Provide excellent technical advice for the design, planning and implementation of programs to maintain, replace or construct civil assets
  • Liaise with other City departments, external agencies, businesses and the public as required relative to the City's infrastructure maintenance and relevant renewal or construction works
  • Assist in the preparation of technical reports and documentation for Council
  • Ensure effective procurement of materials or services including the preparation and management of tenders and contractor management

For further information view the position description: Coordinator Roads and Drainage

To gain a better understanding of the role, please call Kerry Smith, Manager Maintenance Operations on 08 9956 6716.

Position requirements:

The successful applicant will hold a degree in Civil Engineering (or lesser qualification with significant experience) and have substantial experience in the management of a large, diverse work team responsible for the provision of operational services including maintenance, renewal and construction of gravel roads, sealed roads, footpaths and stormwater infrastructure.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

A salary starting from $100,946 per annum or $51.0858 per hour will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 18.5% Superannuation 
  • 27 Annual Leave days per annum
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance

Interested in applying?

To be considered for this vacancy, you must include the following documents in your application:

  1. A completed Application Form (to enable the E-Form, save the document to your computer desktop)
  2. A current resume
  3. A document addressing each of the selection criteria outlined in the roles position description (please refer to Information for Applicants for further details)

Applications should be emailed to the Chief Executive Officer at or sent to: City of Greater Geraldton, PO Box 101, Geraldton WA 6531 by 4pm, Monday 27 May 2019.


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